The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 14 25 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 9 24 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.34% 8.00% 35.14%
As % of the General category 18.00% 10.81% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 100
Average salary £62,500 £90,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Investment Banking
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 222 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 57.47% 74.00% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 182 214
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Derivative
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) EMIR
5 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) C#

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) EMIR
1 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) VMware